Operations

Commodity Handlers Trained on the Safe Use and Handling of Agricultural Chemicals

In conjunction with Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Crop Inspection Department) and Makerere University, Uganda Warehouse Receipt System conducted a training for warehouse staff members (agricultural commodity handlers) regarding the correct and safe use of handling agricultural chemicals. It always important for all people that handle agricultural produce including farmers, store keepers , warehouse operators etc to take...

UWRSA Embarks on a Nation Wide Survey of Storage Infrastructure

Background on Uganda's Agricultural Sector The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the undeveloped or poor food supply chain in Uganda. A number of consignments were rejected due to non-conformity to standards and improper commodity handling and storage practices were observed as some of the causes. It should also be noted that 60% of Uganda's population is involved in the Agricultural sector. This sector...